Jets Down Minnesota 4-3 - Match Report
|Jets Down Minnesota 4-3 - Match Report|
Winnipeg earned a 4-3 victory over Minnesota on Thursday, but needed a shootout to do it at Xcel Energy Center.
Winnipeg won as a +103 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Evander Kane potted the shootout winner for Winnipeg. Evander Kane (2) and Alex Burmistrov each scored for the Jets in the victory. Kane opened the scoring for Winnipeg, finding the back of the net at 18:47 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Blake Wheeler and Dustin Byfuglien.
Chris Mason stopped 22 of 25 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Devin Setoguchi (2) and Mikko Koivu scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Chris Mason.
Minnesota got a 24-stop effort from Niklas Backstrom in the loss.
On the power play, Winnipeg went 0-for-3, while the Wild were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg outshot Minnesota 27-25 in the game.
Next game, Winnipeg takes its act home to face Boston looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face St. Louis.